ECT with Becky from Chicago

In this week’s episode:

It’s been a sucktastic weekend for me, but I’m still stable.  I guess that says something good about the Vraylar!

In the news, the WHO has classified Gaming Disorder as a mental illness.

Video Game Addiction Is Now Officially Classified As A Mental Illness

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/video-game-addiction-could-soon-be-classified-as-a-mental-health-disorder-can-you-prevent-it-2017-12-27

My interview today is with Becky from Chicago.  We discuss her experiences with ECT, medication, and the stigma surrounding both.

mentioned in the episode:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transcranial_magnetic_stimulation#History

Email me at becky@thatbword.com\

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Vraylar and Squirrels

In this week’s episode:

It’s so nice out, I’ve decided to try my hand at podcasting from the park.  It gives me the chance to talk about the new med I’ve switched Seroquel for – Vraylar.

In the news this week, there is a promising (grain of salt) article about a breakthrough in Bipolar Disorder research. https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bipolar-disorder-breakthrough-300643258.html

Now, guess what makes you look younger while treating BPD!  Time’s Up.  It’s Botox!  https://www.psychcongress.com/article/botox-reduces-treatment-resistant-symptoms-bpd

Derek Hess has a new art book coming out about his struggles with Dual Diagnosis. https://www.news-press.com/story/life/2018/05/07/derek-hess-howl-book-movie-shine-light-bipolar-disorder-addiction/577128002/

The Forced Perspective Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPz3DkyaPQo

No interview this week!

 

Thanks guys,  talk to you next week!